|Sonia Baltrun Kaross oral history|
Description: Sound recording of Lucille Kendall's 1977 interviews with Sonia Baltrun Kaross documenting Kaross' activities as a Communist activist and United Textile Workers (UTW) organizer and representative in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and California, from the 1910s to the 1970s.Collection Guide: Kaross (Sonia Baltrun) Oral HistoryManuscript Call Number: MS 3515Cassette Call Number: CT 41.1-41.15Rights: Rights are owned by the California Historical Society (CHS)...
Keywords: Kaross, Sonia Baltrun; United Textile Workers of America; Communists--California; Women labor leaders--California; Pennsylvania; Massachusetts; Oakland (Calif.); californialightandsound
|Violet Orr oral history - Kendall, Lucille|
Description: Sound recording of Lucille Kendall's 1976 interviews with Violet Orr, including a brief interview with Violet's husband Paul Orr. The interviews document Violet Orr's childhood and marriage; her trip with Paul Orr to the Soviet Union in the 1920s; her activities as a Communist Party organizer in the 1930s and '40s in California, including her involvement in the San Francisco laundry workers' union and work for the radical newspaper, the People's World; and the Orrs' experiences duri...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Communism--California; Communists--California; Laundry workers--Labor unions--California--San Francisco; Radicalism--California--Newspapers; People's world (San Francisco, Calif.)
|Louise Todd Lambert oral history - Kendall, Lucille|
Description: Sound recording of Lucille Kendall's 1976 interviews with Louise Todd Lambert, documenting Lambert's early years as an official for the Communist Party in California, including her participation in major labor actions and strikes of the 1930s; her involvement in local and statewide elections as a Communist Party candidate and campaign manager; her arrest and imprisonment in the Tehachapi correctional institute for women (1935-1938); her experiences "underground" as a member of the n...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Communism--California; Communism--United States; Communists--California; Strikes and lockouts--California; California Institution for Women (Tehachapi, Calif.); Communist Party of the United States of America; Whitney, Anita, 1867-1955
|Clemmie Shuck Barry oral history|
Description: Sound recording of Lucille Kendall's interviews with Clemmie Shuck Barry documenting Barry's activities as an organizer for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA) in the 1930s, her involvement in the Communist Party in San Francisco in the late 1930s and 1940s, and her efforts to integrate housing in Marin County, Calif., in the 1950s.Collection Guide: Barry (Clemmie S.) Oral HistoryManuscript Call Number: MS 3251Cassette Call Number: CT 21.1-21.9Rights: Rights are owned...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Barry, Clemmie Shuck; Strikes and lockouts--Clothing trade--Virginia; Women labor leaders--United States; Communists--California; Discrimination in housing--California--Marin County; Norfolk (Va.); Richmond (Va.); San Francisco (Calif.)